​​Redmond Proficiency Academy students win Scholastic Art & Writing Awards honors

“Nothing to wear” by senior Evelyne Anderson

Six Redmond Proficiency Academy students recently won 19 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, including two Gold Keys, four Silver Keys and 13 Honorable Mentions. 

The awards are the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious scholarship and recognition program for creative teens, each year recognizing writing, painting, ceramics and glass, photography and a variety of additional artistic mediums.

“Loopy Tea” by freshman Sofia Erickson

Students Senior Evelyne Anderson, junior Lyra Kimler, junior Vanya Crumrine, freshman Lilly Holtsberg, freshman Sofia Erickson and senior Sabrina Zavala won the following awards:  

Evelyne Anderson:

Nothing to Wear – Photography, Gold Key

Female – Photography, Gold Key 

Getting Ready – Photography, Silver Key 

Party Girls – Art Portfolio, Honorable Mention

Gold – Photography, Honorable Mention 

When the party’s over – Photography, Honorable Mention

Vanya Crumrine:

Lightbulb Landscape – Digital Art, Silver Key 

Joji – Portrait Painting, Honorable Mention

Self Portrait – Drawing & Illustration, Honorable Mention 

Ink Sasha – Drawing & Illustration, Honorable Mention 

Sofia Erickson:

Loopy tea – Ceramics & Glass, Silver Key 

Tea For None – Ceramics & Glass, Honorable Mention 

Drowning in sorrows –  Sculpture, Honorable Mention

Tiny Things – Ceramics & Glass, Honorable Mention

Lilly Holtsberg: 

Tie Dye Tea pot – Ceramics & Glass, Honorable Mention 

Lyra Kimler:

Asymmetrical – Ceramics & Glass, Honorable Mention 

Milk jar – Ceramics & Glass, Honorable Mention

Sabrina Zavala: 

Villagers – Digital Art, Silver Key 

Model – Digital Art, Honorable Mention

The Redmond Public Library will host a joint exhibit during the entire month of April that will include work from RPA, Redmond High School and Ridgeview High School students.

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